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USFS: Post-fire road repairs continue

USFS: Post-fire road repairs continue

Repair work continues on roads damaged by last year’s Carlton Complex Fire and summer storms, the U.S. Forest Service said this week. Burned Area Emergency Recovery, or BAER funds are helping to replace damaged culverts and make repairs, the Forest Service said. • Crews recently reported that the Volstead Road has been repaired and is...
Moccasin Lake equestrians do well at Wenatchee dressage show

Moccasin Lake equestrians do well at Wenatchee dressage show

Nine riders and seven horses from the Moccasin Lake Ranch Equestrian Team traveled to Wenatchee last weekend to compete in the Appleatchee Riders Dressage Show, and brought home a host of ribbons for the effort. Receiving high score awards were Sydney Schuler, 12, of Winthrop riding Sparks Fly, a Welsh/Welsh Cob owned by Methow Valley...
Sports briefs: June 17, 2015

Sports briefs: June 17, 2015

Help needed at rink Volunteer workers of all skill levels are needed to help out with the construction project at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink that will add refrigeration equipment and other amenities. Donated materials are also needed. For information, call 996-4199 or visit www.winthropicerink.com. Big trout for Dad Fish hatchery crews with the...
Sports briefs: June 10, 2015

Sports briefs: June 10, 2015

Open house at Wagner pool Wagner Memorial Pool in Twisp will host an open house on Friday (June 12) from 4 – 6 p.m. on the eve of its seasonal opening Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Visitors can learn about the pool’s operations, necessary upgrades, how to participate in a fundraising drive to support the upgrades, and how to sign...
Singletrack Solstice beckons mountain bikers to the valley

Singletrack Solstice beckons mountain bikers to the valley

The 2015 Methow Singletrack Solstice — a weekend of challenging mountain bike riding, lots of socializing and fun prizes — will take place in and around Winthrop on June 26 –28. All proceeds from the event support the Methow Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, whose mission is to improve mountain biking and trails in the Methow Valley. The...
Lady Lions’ last rally falls short at state softball tournament

Lady Lions’ last rally falls short at state softball tournament

The Liberty Bell High School Lady Lions extended their stay at the 2B state softball tournament in Yakima last weekend with an epic win over league rival Okanogan, but a second loss sent them home to end a thrill-packed season that saw them battle back time and again. In their first tournament game on Friday...
Mountain Lions soccer players rack up awards

Mountain Lions soccer players rack up awards

Two Liberty Bell High School soccer players from the Mountain Lions’ first boys’ team to play in the state tournament have been named to the Central Washington 2B all-league team. Adrian Casillas was named to the defensive first team, while Jorge Lara was named to the offensive first team. Charlie Thornton-White was named to the...
LBHS boys finish 16th at state track meet

LBHS boys finish 16th at state track meet

The Liberty Bell High School boys’ track team parlayed some personal and team bests into a 16th-place finish among 34 teams last weekend at the state 2B meet in Cheney. The Mountain Lions scored 13 points to tie with Pe Ell and Lind-Ritzville; the meet was won by Raymond with 89.5 points. On the girls’...
Sports briefs: June 3, 2015

Sports briefs: June 3, 2015

Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake The annual Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake State Park will be on June 13 from 10 a.m.–noon. Registration for the free event begins at 9:45 a.m. in the east boat launch parking lot. The rodeo is for kids ages 5–12, and will focus on maneuvering skills, new skills in effective...
Strong play at regionals, but season ends for LBHS tennis team

Strong play at regionals, but season ends for LBHS tennis team

The three Liberty Bell High School tennis players who competed at last week’s regional meet in Cashmere all played well, but ultimately were not able to advance to the state tournament. Junior Josh Frey advanced the farthest in the singles bracket. After losing to Chelan on May 19, 3-6, 4-6, he returned on Saturday (May...